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Press Photo by Katherine Grandstrand Hettinger County Sheriff Sarah Warner sits at her desk at the Hettinger County Courthouse in Mott on Feb. 28. Warner was a stay-at-home mom for the first 10 years she lived in Mott, and took a job as an administrative assistant in the sheriff's office in 2006. It wasn't long before she was asked to be a deputy, and then was appointed and elected sheriff in 2010.

From stay-at-home mom to sheriff: Sarah Warner heads Hettinger County’s only law enforcement office

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Sarah Warner has lived all over the Midwest.

Her father was a pastor, so she was born in North Dakota, moved to South Dakota and then Nebraska during her childhood.


She later moved to Chicago with her husband, Corey, after they married so he could finish school, and eventually settled in Mott when Corey took up post at the Zoar Congregational Church.

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Katherine Grandstrand
I graduated from Bemidji State University in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in mass communcations, from Columbia College Chicago in 2009 with a master's degree in journalism.  
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